Wikipedia talk:Selected anniversaries/March 27

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Mayabazar (Market of Illusions) is an Indian epic fantasy film directed by Kadiri Venkata Reddy and produced by B. Nagi Reddy and Aluri Chakrapani, first released on 27 March 1957. The film was shot in Telugu and Tamil with the same title, but with a few differences in the cast. The story is an adaptation of the folk tale Sasirekha Parinayam, which in turn is based on the epic Mahabharata. It tells the story of Krishna (N. T. Rama Rao) and Ghatotkacha (S. V. Ranga Rao), who try to reunite Arjuna's son Abhimanyu with his love, Balarama's daughter (Savitri). Though Rama Rao was initially reluctant to play the lead role, his portrayal of Krishna received acclaim and yielded more offers to reprise the same role in several unrelated films. Most of the musical score was composed by Ghantasala. Both versions of the film were critically and commercially successful. The film is considered a landmark in both Telugu and Tamil cinema, with praise for its cast and technical accomplishments, despite the limitations of the technology at the time. A May 2013 CNN-News18 poll listed Mayabazar as the greatest Indian film of all time. (Full article...)


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Roque Agando, a 180 m (590 ft) high stone formation in Garajonay National Park. Established in 1981, the park occupies 40 km2 (15 sq mi) of the island of La Gomera, one of the Canary Islands in Spain.

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Wikipedia talk:Selected anniversaries/March 26 * Wikipedia talk:Selected anniversaries/March 28

An earthquake that inflict a massive damage to an entire city, and an aircrash that kills 583 people, and you call it Good Friday Earthquake and probably also Good Friday Tenerife disaster? How cruel can one be! You should be there when it happened, LOL.

2012 notes

howcheng {chat} 09:11, 26 March 2012 (UTC)

Addendum: 2009 Jamrud mosque bombing (first appearance) added later for balance. howcheng {chat} 16:14, 27 March 2012 (UTC)

2013 notes

howcheng {chat} 06:27, 26 March 2013 (UTC)

Edit request on 27 March 2013

Khrushchev became President following Nikolai Bulganin. Stalin had died five years previously!.--Smerus (talk) 05:25, 27 March 2013 (UTC)

Apparently, it's been like that since 2008 and nobody noticed. Thanks for catching that. howcheng {chat} 05:58, 27 March 2013 (UTC)

2014 notes

howcheng {chat} 08:57, 26 March 2014 (UTC)

2015 notes

howcheng {chat} 08:25, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

2016 notes

howcheng {chat} 11:18, 25 March 2016 (UTC)

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